WHAT WE DO:
The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is the leading private nonprofit 501(c)(3) national foundation dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life. With more than a quarter century of dedication to the public good, NEFE continues its legacy of service with commitment to providing financial education and practical information to people at all financial levels, including:
WHAT WE OFFER:
The NEFE High School Financial Planning Program is a turnkey financial education program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills relevant to the lives of preteens, teens, and young adults.
Organized in six module topics, the program includes six topical Student Guides, numerous 45-minute teacher lesson plans, and a growing collection of online resources and learning activities. The six program module topics are: Money Management: Control Your Cash Flow; Borrowing: Use – Don’t Abuse; Earning Power: More Than a Paycheck; Investing: Money Working for You; Financial Services: Care for Your Cash and; Insurance: Protect What You Have.
CashCourse is a free, online resource that teaches college and university students money management skills for surviving in a tough economy and helps them prepare for post graduation financial success. Two- and four-year higher education administrators alike can customize an experience for their student users, track student usage of the site, and access analytical insights into what topics are most important to their student body.
The My CashCourse Planner feature allows students to save articles and other resources within the site to their profile and complete school assignments. Additional features include the Financial Experts Wall, a Q&A forum with financial industry experts, the customizable Budget Wizard tool, financial calculators, worksheets, instructional videos, and quizzes.
Topics addressed in CashCourse include: Money 101; Paying for education; Making purchases; Working and earning; Money and relationships and; Solving problems.
WHAT WE NEED:
NEFE is committed to making our free financial resources available to those seeking financial capability tools and information as they build money management skills and navigate life’s challenges. Our primary goals are to expand the use of our offerings to create the widest reach possible and encourage a culture of evaluation to build on and share what works. The NEFE Financial Education Evaluation Toolkit® enables instructors to build customized assessments to test their students’ knowledge of financial capability concepts discussed in classroom and workshop settings.
NEFE’s High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP)
CashCourse (aka Cash Course)
Your Spending, Your Savings, Your Future
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy